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Text Analytics Seminar (FSS 2020)

This semester we will look back at major contributions in NLP from the past decade as well as recent advances on cross-lingual NLP.

  • Topic 1: The Decade in NLP
  • Topic 2: Advanced Topics in Cross-Lingual NLP



NOTE: registration starts in August via Portal2.


The seminar will take place in C1.01, dates TBA.


In this seminar, you will have to meet the following requirements:

  • Read, understand, and explore scientific literature related to one of the topics that can be found below
  • Learn how your topic is reflected by media and society
  • Discuss and debate with the other participants
  • Summarize your topic in a concise report
  • Give a presentation on your topic focusing on two scientific publications (25 minutes presentation + 20 minutes questions and discussion)


  • Successful completion of IE 661 “Text Analytics” or IE 663 “Web Search and Information Retrieval”.
  • Fundamental notions of linear algebra and probability theory.